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The Heavenly Decree is the English translation of Asmani Faisala by Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi (as) and the Founder of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at. It is addressed to his contemporary ulema, specially Miyan Nadhir Husain Dehlawi and Maulawi Muhammad Husain of Batala who had issued a fatwa of heresy against the Promised Messiahas and declared him a non-Muslim, because he (the Promised Messiahas) had claimed that Jesus Christ had died a natural death and the second coming of Masih ibni Mariam (Jesus Christ) is fulfilled by the advent of Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmadas. Because (by the time the book was written) the ulema had refused to debate this issue with the Promised Messiah, he invited them, in this book, to a spiritual contest in which the question whether someone is a Muslim or not would be settled by Allah himself on the basis of four criteria of a true believer as laid down by Him in the Holy Quran. He also spelled out the modus operandi of this contest and fixed the period of time frame within which this contest would be decreed by Allah. He declared that God would not desert him and would help him and would grant him victory.
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Senior Ahmadi Leader Sentenced to 6 Months Imprisonment
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Senior Ahmadi Leader Sentenced to 6 Months Imprisonment
Heru Andriyanto | August 15, 2011
Deden Sudjana, a member of the minority sect Ahmadiyah, consults with his lawyers at the Serang District Court on Monday. Deden is sentenced to six months for obstructing justice and failing to obey authorities during the violent attack on Ahmadiyah community in Cikeusik village, Serang, Banten on Feb. 6, 2011. (JG Photo/Heru Andriyanto)
Deden Sudjana, a member of the minority sect Ahmadiyah, consults with his lawyers at the Serang District Court on Monday. Deden is sentenced to six months for obstructing justice and failing to obey authorities during the violent attack on Ahmadiyah community in Cikeusik village, Serang, Banten on Feb. 6, 2011. (JG Photo/Heru Andriyanto)

A senior Amadiyah member was sentenced to six months imprisonment at the Serang District Court on Monday in relation to the violent mob attack that killed three other members of the minority sect on February 6.

Deden was convicted of inciting violence, obstruction of justice and disobedience after he refused police orders to evacuate when a group of Ahmadis were besieged by an angry mob at a home in Ciekusik, Banten.

He was among 20 Ahmadis who came to protect the home of an Ahmadiyah leader in Cikeusik, following rumors that locals wanted to forcibly disband the sect in the area.

The brutal attack involving about 1,500 hard-liners from surrounding villages left three Ahmadis dead and five, including Deden, seriously injured.

The Serang District Court found Deden guilty of a violent attack on Idris bin Madanim, one of the protestors, but it cleared him from the more serious charge of inciting hatred.

“We have considered the defendant is also a victim in the attack. He sustained injuries, his car was burned down. So we have delivered a sentence lower than what the prosecution is asking for,” said presiding judge Sumartono.

In response Deden told the court, his sentence could set a bad precedence.

“I, a victim, am sentenced because of political pressures.”

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